San Antonio Missions Overview

Fast facts

League: Texas League

Head Coach: Luke Montz

Team Mascot: Ballapeño

Year Opened: 1994

Capacity: 9200

City / State: San Antonio / Texas

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

San Antonio Missions vs Corpus Christi Hooks

Rival Team: Corpus Christi Hooks

The San Antonio Missions and Corpus Christi Hooks have a fierce rivalry over who is the best team in South Texas. There are a lot of bragging rights on the line, and you’ll find a lot of Hooks fans at Nelson W. Wolff Memorial Stadium when San Antonio comes to town, so make sure to get your tickets when the Missions take on the Hooks.

San Antonio Missions vs Frisco RoughRiders

Rival Team: Frisco RoughRiders

Games between the Missions and fellow Texas-based rivals Frisco are always must-see events for baseball fans in the San Antonio area. There is no love lost between these two bitter rivals, so make sure to be in attendance when the Missions square off with the RoughRiders.

San Antonio Missions vs Midland RockHounds

Rival Team: Midland RockHounds

You won’t want to miss it when the Missions face in-state rivals Midland. There is always a lot at stake when these two rivals square off making each matchup between the Missions and RockHounds a must-see.

San Antonio Missions Tailgate Guide


Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium offers plenty of parking making it easy for you to find a space to tailgate before the game. Have a few burgers or enjoy some sandwiches before the game in the parking lot before the game to get the full tailgating experience at a Missions game.

If you get to the ballpark early, you also may want to make a trip across the street to the Lackland Air Force Base. The base is a fun excursion for military buffs as well as those who have served in the armed forces or have family serving.



The two towers outside the main entrance to Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium give the ballpark a uniquely San Antonio feel and are a can’t-miss when visiting the ballpark. Get a picture of the towers to commemorate your trip to a San Antonio Missions game.

Lackland Air Force Base

Military buffs will want to stop by Lackland Air Force Base, which is located across the street from the ballpark during their trip to Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium.

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Where to tailgate

San Antonio Missions Stadium Guide

In Game

Any baseball fan in the San Antonio area will love taking in a Missions game at Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium. A Mission game gives you a fantastic opportunity to watch future MLB stars and grab a few autographs from the players. You’ll also enjoy seeing the plaques dedicated to past Missions players who made it to the big leagues around the concourse as well.

Another thing that makes attending a Missions game a great experience is the fans. Mission fans are some of the best in the Texas League and all throughout the game the crowd is involved in the action cheering and booing at appropriate times.

Finally, if you’re looking for some family entertainment, then you’ll be in luck as there is plenty of kids entertainment at a Missions game. The kids’ area is full of a wide selection of kids activities including a playground and inflatables, and kids will also love the Missions’ mascots Ballapeno and Puffy Taco.

If you’re in the San Antonio area and want to enjoy a ballgame, then you can’t beat attending a Missions game at Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium.

Things to check out

Major Leaguer Plaques

Make sure to check out the plaques of former Missions who made it to the Major Leagues. The plaques are must-sees for die-hard baseball fans and let you know who the best Mission players are from over the years.

Kids’ Area

If you’re taking the kids to the game, then stop by the kids area. The kids’ area features a playground, inflatables, and other activities making it an excellent place for young fans to spend some time during the game.

Ballapeno and Puffy Taco

Keep an eye out for the Missions mascots Ballapeno and Puffy Taco. The mascots get into all kinds of antics during the game making them a fun part of any Missions game.

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Corona Cantina

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet at the Corona Cantina for you and 24 to 199 of your friends, family, co-workers, or employees. The Corona Cantina includes all-you-can-eat food, beer throughout the game, discount merchandise, and more.

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Missions Patio Parties

The patios on the second deck provide you with an excellent view of the game, food, drinks, and more. Mission Patio Parties are perfect for you and your friends, so reserve your patio today.

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Picnic in the Park

Come to the game hungry and enjoy a Picnic in the Park. When reserving this package, you’ll receive an all-you-can-eat buffet full of hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, chips, ice cream, and more.

San Antonio Missions Bars & Restaurants

  1. Serna’s Backyard Sports Bar

    Criterion beer Mazzys Brewballs Cogans Deli Sports Pub Kamikazes Libbys Bar Grill Knot Pub Cara Irish Mess Hall

    Awesome atmosphere and great drinks.

    12023 Potranco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78253, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  2. Charlie’s Long Bar

    Taphouse burger Riverfront Bar Grill

    From peanut shells to cowhide-covered bar stools and a copper-topped bar, there’s nothing more authentic than this Texas saloon!

    9800 Hyatt Resort Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  3. Sporting News Grill

    Jack Browns Beer Burger Joint The Bear Brew Pub Homestead Restaurant

    High energy sports bar featuring 16 beers on tap and 18 LCD large screen TV's!

    10135 TX-151, San Antonio, TX 78251, USA

    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $

  4. Vicky’s Mexican Restaurant

    La Corona Taco La Chiquita Tacos Taco Corono Mexican Restaurant Tacos El Burrito Loco

    Vicky's Mexican Restaurant, LLC in San Antonio, Texas, provides the best Mexican food in the region for a night out or catering services. Everything that we serve is made from authentic recipes and made fresh daily.

    2349 Pinn Rd, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  5. Sandia Mexican Restaurant

    Sandia Mexican Restaurant

    Mexican restaurant and Fruteria combined into one.

    106 S Callaghan Rd, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $

  6. Taqueria Arandas

    Taqueria Arandas

    We bring the flavor of Mexico to communities around Texas.

    7055 W Military Dr, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $

  7. 54th Street Grill & Bar

    54th Street Grill Bar

    Favorites like our "Street" steaks, slow-cooked baby back ribs, an incredible variety of salads and sandwiches, not to mention our "Mile High" burgers and world-famous "Gringo" dip, are certain to satisfy.

    7735 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78251, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  8. Gilberts Restaurant

    Tacos Marquitos

    Good food, great service.

    8161 Latigo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA

    Bar website

    american - mexican - $

  9. Apetitos Mexican Restaurant

    La Isla mexican El Toro Bar Grill

    Proudly serving S.A. locals HOMEMADE EVERYTHING for the last twenty years. One try and you'll be part of the family!

    1615 Meadow Way Dr, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA

    Bar website

    american - mexican - $